Finance & the Economy

Before the Bell Guest Lineup for Canada’s Innovation Path Forward

Before the Bell returns this Thursday, December 5th to discuss Canada’s innovation path forward. The innovation agenda was a priority for the last session of parliament, will it remain so for this one? Guests appearing on Before the Bell include:  Jill Schnarr vice president corporate citizenship and communications with TELUS Canada, Teresa Marques president and CEO, Rideau

OPINION |Technology: The Great Equalizer

Technology can form a large part of the solution to reduce inequality in Canada. The benefits can drive improved health, social and economic outcomes for all Canadians.

What’s Next for Pharmacare?

As pharmacare was a major election issue, and the re-elected Liberal government has promised to implement a national pharmacare program in accordance with the Hoskins report, Before the Bell assembled a panel of experts and stakeholders to discuss what options the government may be exploring.

Before the Bell Guest Lineup for a Discussion on What’s Next for Pharmacare

Before the Bell returns next Thursday, November 14th to discuss what everyone expects to be a key priority for our next government – a national Pharmacare plan. Guests appearing on Before the Bell include: Dr. Seema Nagpal vice president science and policy with Diabetes Canada, Joelle Walker vice president public affairs, Canadian Pharmacists Association, Dr. Jennifer Shulman partner KPMG,

Small Business & Trade: Cornering the World

With 41 percent of Canadian exports being shipped by small and medium-sized enterprises, and our three largest trading partners — the United States, China and the United Kingdom —undergoing some level of turmoil, the third season of Before the Bell kicked off with a panel of experts and stakeholders to look at the issues that Canadian small businesses face as they seek to expand into global markets.

Before the Bell Explores Post Election Impact and Opportunities for Small Business & Trade

Before the Bell returns this Thursday, October 24 for its second full season with an exciting lineup of speakers to talk about the opportunities for small business and the future of trade for Canadians post election. Guests appearing on Before the Bell include: Corinne Pohlmann, senior vice president national affairs and partnerships with the Canadian

Mobility 2030: A Sixth Estate Spotlight

Thanks to electric cars, autonomous vehicles, and the rise in services like ride-sharing, there is a potential to add USD$10 trillion to USD$22 trillion annually to the global transit market by 2030. Sixth Estate’s Spotlight sat down with industry leaders to discuss what the future of human mobility might look like, and how we’ll get there.

Chasing Answers on Housing in Canada

Following the Before the Bell edition on housing in Canada, For Whom the (Door) Bell Tolls,Sixth Estate editors asked panelists to respond to the most voted on unanswered questions from the show. Questions were posed to the Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos MP and minister for families, children and social services, Kevin Lee (KL) chief executive officer,

National Housing: For Whom the (Door) Bell Tolls

As the October federal election approaches, housing affordability is shifting from a concern to a ballot question among voters. Before the Bell gathered a panel of stakeholders and government officials to examine whether there is a housing crisis brewing in Canada

OPINION | More Needs To Be Done to Unlock the Door To Homeownership – Fast!

Canadians need more effective policy measures to stem the growing housing affordability crisis across the country and unlock the door to homeownership, right now.  At risk is the financial future of hundreds of thousands of younger and new Canadians who are working hard to become homeowners and join the middle-class.  Equally at risk are the